A Look Back & To The Future

The 20th staging of the Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards allows time for reflection on the road already travelled and the inroads yet to be made. A look back brought us to the Marketplace, established in 2006 by visionary Derrick Mahfood who saw... Read More

Wine Etiquette: What To Do When Your Wine Does Not Fit The Theme
I was recently invited to host a wine-tasting session overseas as one of the activities for a birthday celebration. With over 200 guests slated to be in attendance, I had to create a micro-event within a bigger event that would not bore people and cycle through many groups very quickly.... Read More

Gari's Pork Belly Rum Pairing
Sunday, March 18, has gone down in our food annals as one of Thursday Food 's most memorable Chaîne des Rôtisseurs experiences. Indeed, as we look back to two decades of applauding and elevating the culinary landscape we can certainly conclude that...... Read More

A Taste Of France
Last week Wednesday the French Ambassador to Jamaica Jean-Michel Despax and his wife Line celebrated Goût de France with over 100 patrons — members of the diplomatic corps, socialites, philanthropists and lovers of French fare — at their well-appointed...... Read More

On The Blue Mountain Culinary Trail

Thursday, March, 29 2018    

Coffee lovers had a delightful menu of eateries to choose from as they participated in the inaugural staging of the Blue Mountain Coffee Festival, Blue Mountain Culinary Trail, last Sunday. Read More

Easter Bun Baking with Yanique Russell

Thursday, March, 29 2018    

I have been baking... since I was eight years old.My first Easter bun was baked... in 2012. Read More

Bun & Fish From Mama Vena's Kitchen

Thursday, March, 29 2018    

Easter Bun RecipeIngredients:2 oz margarine1 bottle stout1/2 cup winetbsp vanilla2 tbsp browning2 oz egg1/2 lb brown sugar1 lb flour1 tsp salt1 tsp nutmeg1 tsp cinnamon powder1 tbsp baking... Read More

Easter Bun Baking with Trishannie Austin

Thursday, March, 29 2018    

RecipeIngredients:3 cups of flour3 tsp baking powder3/4 cup brown sugar2 eggs1/2 pint of milk2 tbsp melted margarine2 tsp raisins2 tsp mixed peel1 tsp cinnamon2 tsp nutmegMethod:Measure all... Read More

Easter Bun Baking With Elsaida Lawrence

Thursday, March, 29 2018    

Ingredients:Snowflakes (lard)ButterSugarFruitsFlourYeastSpices Read More

Easter Bun — A National Obsession!

Thursday, March, 29 2018    

 Recipe:Ingredients:1 bottle of Dragon stout1 1/2 cup brown sugar2 tbsp of honey2 tbsp of melted butter1 egg3 cups sifted flour3 tbsp baking powder Read More

Easter Bun Baking With Carolie Adams

Thursday, March, 29 2018    

Ingredients:1 cup wine2 cups raisins1 cup mixed peel (fruits)1 cup cherries diced insmall pieces2 bottles of Dragon Stout1 tbsp browning1 1/4 cup brown sugar2 tbsp of molasses1/4 cup of honey2 tbsp jam... Read More

Wine Art – A match made in the bottle

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, March, 29 2018    

This past weekend, the inaugural Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival took place on the JDF training grounds at Newcastle. This event is one of the many initiatives created by the Ministry of Tourism through its Tourism Linkages Network in order to strengthen ties... Read More

Rasta's Seasoning Hand

Thursday, March, 22 2018    

Rasta, or Mongoose as he is affectionately called, can be found on the corner of Strand and Church streets in Montego Bay on Fridays and Saturdays with seafood fare. He stands out as he serves up seafood whilst among pot roast pork, jerk chicken neck, jerk chicken and pork, hotdog and... Read More

Harvey Beach For Fresh Fish

Thursday, March, 22 2018    

Harvey Beach is in the historical district of Rose Hall in Montego Bay and is a popular spot for locals to get fresh fish directly from fisherfolk. In keeping with our thrust of eating more fish, especially during the Lenten season, we made a quick stop on Monday to see the offerings... Read More

Meatless Monday Chef Potluck — Part 2

Thursday, March, 22 2018    

More than a dozen chefs, each, with a meatless dish or two gathered recently at the home of Jacqui 'Juicy Chef', to offically register their support of the Meatless Monday campaign. Thursday Food wraps its coverage this week with three more yummicilious... Read More


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